Paula Abdul To Host VH1 Divas, Jordin Sparks Added To Performer Lineup

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This just in: Paula Abdul is set to host “VH1 Divas,” which will air live on Sept. 17 at 9PM EST! The singer, dancer and TV Personality is already an established diva – she’s got six number one singles under her belt, along with a Grammy and two Emmys. Oh, and did we mention she’s got almost a million Twitter followers hanging on to her every tweet?

In other awesome Diva news, Grammy-nominated starlet Jordin Sparks has been added to the star-studded Divas performer lineup. The “American Idol” winner sold more than two million copies of her first album last year, and her follow-up album, Battlefield, debuted in the Billboard Top 10. The super-star singer is currently taking the stage every night on tour with Britney Spears. Divalicious!

Check out the official press release – and a super-sized gallery of Paula and Jordin through the years – below. [Photos: GettyImages]

A superstar diva in her own right with sales of over 50 million records and six number one hits, multiple Emmy and Grammy awards winner Paula Abdul is set to host the “VH1 Divas” live concert event. Joining the star-studded list of “Divas” performers is one of America’s favorite pop idols – the platinum selling artist, Jordin Sparks.  Previously announced “Divas” include Adele, Kelly Clarkson, Leona Lewis and Miley Cyrus.  The “VH1 Divas” concert will be televised live on VH1 on Thursday, September 17 at 9:00pm.

For the first time ever, these leading ladies at the top of their musical game will perform together live at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, New York.  Continuing in true “Divas” tradition, the evening will feature a night of unforgettable performances from various performers, presenters and special guests.   Additional performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.